Pronunciation of Repulse
/ɹɪpˈʌls/, /ɹɪpˈʌls/, /ɹ_ɪ_p_ˈʌ_l_s/
Antonyms for repulse:
Synonyms for repulse:
snub; rejection (noun)
make sick (verb)
conflict, meddle, protest, contradict, repel, intercept, dispute, counterattack, rebuff, check, disagree, defy, interfere, hinder, counteract, obstruct, oppose, confront, fight, antagonize, object, challenge, cross, impede, counter, inhibit, oppress, repress, suppress, resist.
push away (verb)
Usage examples for repulse:
- The repulse of this huge host was felt by the Egyptians almost as the repulse of the host of Xerxes was felt by the Greeks. - "Ancient Egypt", George Rawlinson Other: Arthur Gilman.
- " Besides, youngster, there are girls in Hayesville," he added with a grin that again was reflected on my face without my will and which did entirely take away my anger and embarrassment at his repulse. - "The Daredevil", Maria Thompson Daviess.